The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
774 628 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.83% 25.25% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 308 250
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland